Review of The Last Kingdom

Saturdays, 10:00 PM ET on BBC America

Thursdays, 4:00 PM ET on BBC Two

Fridays, 3:00 AM ET on Netflix

60 minutes

In the ninth century, Anglo-Saxon lands are attacked and in many instances ruled by Viking forces. The main protagonist, Uhtred - the orphaned son of a Saxon nobleman, is kidnapped by norsemen and raised as one of them. Forced to choose between a kingdom that shares his ancestry and the people of his upbringing, his loyalties are ever tested.
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Oct 12, 2015 7:40PM EDT
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So far this show is more interesting than Vikings, and much better put together than The Bastard Executioner. After watching two episodes I have backstory, and I have foreshadowing for who I think might be villains in later episodes. The main character is at once a quick thinker and also very young and inexperienced.

Overall, it's really well started. If they continue in the same track it's going to be an amazing show!!!

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